Examples of swelling in a Sentence
There was a swelling above her eye.
The swelling around her eye should subside in a few days.
Recent Examples of swelling from the Web
A couple days after her treatment, White found herself in the ER due to noticeable swelling and discoloration in her right foot.
The club will run tests after the swelling in Pinho’s ankle has reduced.
Now his wife looked at him in the hospital bed, still recovering after surgery to remove the right side of his skull to ease the swelling in his brain.
When the swelling is gone, try heat to ease the pain and soreness.
After being released from the hospital, McLaughlin didn't leave her home for several days because of the swelling.
Twenty-five of the 168 study participants ultimately died; of those, 21 (84 percent) had initial MRI scans that showed severe swelling of the brain.
And in those 15 minutes, the swelling had already grown the size of a baseball.
Lip granulomatous can sometimes look like a blister, but this condition is usually associated with swelling of the lips.
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First Known Use of swelling
before 12th century
SWELLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of swelling for English Language Learners
: an area on someone's body that is larger than normal because of an illness or injury
: the condition of being larger than normal
SWELLING Defined for Kids
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